BIE (Buck Institute for Education) is dedicated to improving 21st Century teaching and learning throughout the world by creating and disseminating products, practices and knowledge for effective Project Based Learning (PBL).
BullyBust: Promoting a Community of Upstanders is a nationwide bully prevention campaign that supports students and adults to become “upstanders”—people who stand up against bullying or mean/cruel behavior, and mobilize the entire community to end harmful harassment, teasing, and violence in our nation's schools.
CASEL (Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning) is the nation’s leading organization advancing the development of academic, social and emotional competence for all students. Our mission is to help make evidence-based social and emotional learning an integral part of education from preschool through high school. Through research, practice and policy, CASEL collaborates to ensure all students become knowledgeable, responsible, caring and contributing members of society.
Character Lab- Character Lab is a nonprofit on a mission to develop, disseminate, and support research-based approaches to character that enable kids to learn and flourish.
Cyberbullying Research Center- Dedicated to providing up-to-date information about the nature, extent, causes, and consequences of cyberbullying among adolescents.
Cyberbullying: Why It Matters and How to Protect Your Kids- A variety of useful resources relating to cyberbullying (types, consequences, and prevention).
Cyber Laws and Safety- A collection of useful links regarding social media, the Internet, online predators, and cyberbullying compiled by Jim Adler and Associates.
Devereux Center for Resilient Children promotes social and emotional development, fosters resilience, and builds skills for school and life success in children birth through school-age, as well as promotes the resilience of the adults who care for them.
Don't Bully Online, created by presenter Keith Deltano, provides resources and video samples of his work around the nation helping students and staff examine bullying, hazing, and other at-risk student behaviors with a blend of energy, personal experience, and comedy.
DrugRehab.com is a web resource provided by Advanced Recovery Systems (ARS), an integrated behavioral health care management organization dedicated to the treatment of addiction, substance abuse, eating disorders, and mental health issues.
International Institute for Restorative Practices is a private, stand-alone, accredited graduate school in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania offering degree programs focused specifically on restorative practices and restorative justice.
National Institute on Out-of-School Time's mission is to ensure that all children, youth, and families have access to high quality programs, activities, and opportunities. We believe that these experiences are essential to the healthy development of children and youth, who then can become effective and capable members of society.
The NIC (North American Interfraternity Conference) serves to advocate the needs of its member fraternities through enrichment of the fraternity experience; advancement and growth of the fraternity community; and enhancement of the educational mission of the host institutions.
National Masonic Foundation for Children provides Student Assistance Program (SAP) Core Team training as well as Safe School trainings to schools nationwide.
National School Climate Center (NSCC) is an organization that helps schools integrate crucial social and emotional learning with academic instruction.
PACER Center- Champions for children with disabilities.
Let It Ripple- Websites, research, and reading recommendations tied to The Science of Character and strengths-based character development.
TLS: Teaching Learning Succeeding- Research based approach to professional development, specifically in the areas of Differentiated Instruction and Teacher Induction. RefinED Character is a proud collaborator with TLS as a professional learning facilitator.
Teaching Tolerance- Anti-bias resources for teachers, parents, and children from the Southern Poverty Law Center.
The Character Education Partnership aims to benefit society through school reform that addresses not only academics, but also social, emotional, and ethical issues. CEP has the tools, methods, and strategies to empower teachers, parents and community members to help schools achieve the important goals of character development.
The Consortium for Research on Emotional Intelligence in Organizations' mission is to advance research and practice of emotional and social intelligence in organizations through the generation and exchange of knowledge.
The Good Men Project is a community of 21st Century thought leaders around the issue of men’s roles in modern life.
The National Collaborative for Hazing Research and Prevention has compiled the most comprehensive study of hazing to date.
The Search Institute is an innovator in listening to young people and promoting positive change with and for young people. It also became the foundation for hundreds of community coalitions that formed in the 1990s to motivate individuals, families, organizations, and communities to work together to build Developmental Assets (K-3, Middle Childhood, Adolescents).
Thom Stecher & Associates is dedicated to assisting schools, educators, and students in achieving their highest level of potential.
VIA Institute on Character is a leading entity in character strengths analysis and positive psychology.